• 3 Reasons Why Black Women Carry More Weight

    6 days ago - By Essence

    This feature originally appeared in the February 2018 Issue of ESSENCE Magazine.
    The facts don't lie: African-American women have higher rates of being overweight in the U.S. Along with cultural reasons, as we are more accepting of our fuller bodies, there is also hard data on why we are predisposed to extra pounds 1. We Have A Faster Metabolism
    A 1999 study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that Black women had a lower resting metabolism. However, all hope is not lost, because good eating habits and positive lifestyle shifts can speed up our metabolic rate. (See the...
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  • Danielle Herrington Covers 2018's 'Sports Illustrated' Swimsuit Issue

    Danielle Herrington Covers 2018's 'Sports Illustrated' Swimsuit Issue

    6 days ago - By Hypebeast

    21-year-old model Danielle Herrington was just named the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover model for 2018. The announcement was made via a surprise reveal by Tyra Banks. Born and raised from Compton, California, the rising star adds her name to the history books by being the third black woman to grace the cover of the annual publication which launched back in 1964. Beyoncé appeared on the issue in 2007 and Banks in 1996/1997.
    "I can't even believe I'm saying this. I am the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover model," Herrington told SI. "I can't wait for everyone to see it. I'm...
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  • Get Selfie Ready, Danielle Herrington! Tyra Banks Reveals Her 1 Advice for the New SI Swimsuit Cover Model

    6 days ago - By People

    Banks graced the cover of Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue in 1997
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  • Danielle Herrington's First Cover Ever Is the 'Sports Illustrated' Swimsuit Issue

    Danielle Herrington's First Cover Ever Is the 'Sports Illustrated' Swimsuit Issue

    6 days ago - By Life & Style

    As you can see in the video above, Danielle Herrington is the newest cover model for Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue. The 24-year-old is only...
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  • Ashley Graham Dances Topless in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Video

    Ashley Graham Dances Topless in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Video

    6 days ago - By People

    The 2017 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue tapped newcomer 24-year-old Danielle Herrington as this year's cover model, but some of your favorite familiar faces reprised their roles inside the magazine, including former cover girl, Ashley Graham.
    The 2016 cover star donned sexy bikinis once again for the magazine for a photoshoot on the tropical island of Nevis photographed by Josie Clough.
    Throughout the photoshoot she models ultra-skimpy bikinis, including suits from her own line, S wimsuits for All x Ashley Graham , and even a risky ultra-thin halter top. But at one point, she just...
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  • This Rookie Model Just Landed Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Cover

    This Rookie Model Just Landed Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Cover

    6 days ago - By Who What Wear

    Haven't heard the name Danielle Herrington before? You better get used to seeing it around. Despite never having been on any magazine cover, the up-and-coming model just landed the coveted Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover. In fact, she's also made history with her new gig: She's only the third African American woman to land the swimsuit edition cover, after Tyra Banks in 1997 and Beyoncé in 2005. "Last year, Danielle was a rookie, and yet already an exemplary model," Sports Illustrated Swimsuit editor MJ Day said. "She's an extra hard worker and a natural brand ambassador. All those...
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  • See the Moment Tyra Banks Tells SI Swimsuit Model Danielle Herrington She's on the Cover

    6 days ago - By People

    For Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Danielle Herrington , landing a gig on the cover of the annual issue was a huge surprise - not only because it was just her second year posing for the magazine, but because Tyra Banks revealed the news.
    In a moment caught on tape, when Herrington is led into a photo studio and sees Tyra Banks being photographed, she thinks she's accidentally crashing a project that Banks is working on. But she soon finds out the news that will change her life: she's landed the coveted spot on the cover of the issue.
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  • Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue 2018: The Magazine Has Joined The MeToo Era

    7 days ago - By Glamour

    Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue editor talks about this year's issue, the MeToo movement, and why women should still allow themselves to be sexy.
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